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Nasser Elamine
An assembly of organizations and activists gathered Saturday on the front steps of the National Museum in Beirut in protest of the Lebanese...
Monday, January 26, 2015
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Lebanese laws and courts governing marriage and child custody "discriminate against women" from all religious groups, often trapping them in abusive...
Monday, January 19, 2015
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Nouri Kamal al-Maliki
From the few months that preceded the fall of the former Baathist regime in 2003 to date, the Islamic Dawa [Call] Party has been living an...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Thousands of Bahrainis demonstrated near Manama Friday against sectarian discrimination targeting the majority Shia sect in the US-backed kingdom. "...
Friday, March 21, 2014
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Dania Hawat
For over a century, Lebanon's political society has been divided along sectarian lines. As soon as a citizen is born, they’re legally classified into...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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A decades-old library owned by a Greek Orthodox priest in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli was torched late Friday, a day after a sectarian scuffle...
Saturday, January 4, 2014
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The Lebanese army said it has detained one of four men suspected of beating and shooting Alawi workers in the northern city of Tripoli, scene of...
Sunday, November 3, 2013
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Cairo – Throughout the 2000s, several citizens challenged the Egyptian state with a court bid to issue national IDs. Back then, the new...
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Cairo - Sunday’s attack on the St. Mark Cathedral reeked of sectarianism. Despite attempts to paint it as politically driven or theorizing about...
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